Black Future Festival

Saturday, February 19, 2022

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month at Black Future Festival – a week of forward-looking fun that features dance performances, interactive storytelling, hands-on activities, and more!


The Anansi Dream Web
2 pm–5 pm
Contribute to a giant spider web sculpture.

“Genea-Djali” Family Tree Workshop
3:30 pm–4:00 pm
Explore your family tree with educator and genealogist Timothy Prolific Edwaujonte.

Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective
2:30 pm–3:00 pm
Dance with Àṣẹ Dance Theatre Collective, a neo-folkloric performance ensemble that specializes in dance theater from the African Diaspora.

Decode the Future
30-minute long recurring workshops in the ColorLab Art Studio
Learn about quilting and the use of symbols like Adinkra in BCM’s ColorLab Art Studio. Program times at 2:30 pm–3:00 pm, 3:15 pm–3:45 pm, 4:00 pm–4:30 pm.